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Sport and Doping (5 Minute Debate)

  • Why are we talking about this?

    This Summer we were all talking about the Olympics and Paralympics.

    Members of Russia’s Olympics team were banned from competing, because they were caught doping.

  • Drugs in sport

    There has been a long history of athletes using banned performance-enhancing drugs. For example, Lance Armstrong’s cycling successes have been marred by revelations that he consistently used drugs throughout his career.

  • Comparisons

    Is using steroids to be stronger in weightlifting just the same as using a better car to be faster in Formula One?

  • That's just not cricket!

    Are performance-enhancing drugs ruining the spirit of sport?

  • A motion you could debate

    Where do you stand on the motion “This House Would Allow Performance Enhancing Drugs In Professional Sporting Competitions And Leagues”?

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